Download a show or movie on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac
Download TV shows and movies that are included with your subscription to Apple TV+ or an Apple TV channel like STARZ, AMC+, EPIX, or A&E Crime Central.
- Open the Apple TV app on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
- Browse or search for a movie or TV show.
- Find the download button and tap or click it.
- To find and play your downloads, go to the Library tab, then tap or click Downloaded.
- Can't download a show or movie? You might have reached the limits for downloads, or the channel might not allow downloads.*
* You can't download content from the Apple TV app on Apple TV, smart TVs, streaming devices, and on tv.apple.com. Instead, you stream content on these devices.
Limits for downloads
For most Apple TV channels, downloads are available for up to 30 days before they expire. For a few channels, downloads might expire earlier.
Some Apple TV channels might have limits for how many titles can be downloaded simultaneously and the number of devices you can download content on. If you reach the limit, the Apple TV app alerts you. If you want to download more titles, delete TV episodes or movies that you already downloaded from one of your (or your family's) devices.
Limits for streaming on multiple devices
- Apple TV+: One subscription allows you to enjoy 6 simultaneous streams. If you have an Apple Music student subscription, which includes Apple TV+ for a limited time, you can stream Apple TV+ only on one device at a time.
- Apple TV channels: One subscription allows you to enjoy up to 3 simultaneous streams. Some channels might allow more than 3 simultaneous streams.
- You can also buy movies and TV shows in the Apple TV app.
- On an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can restrict the rating of content in the Apple TV app using Content & Privacy Restrictions in Screen Time. On Apple TV, you can turn on restrictions in Settings. You can also turn on restrictions for the Apple TV app on your smart TV.
- Learn what to do if you can't stream or watch video content.
The Apple TV app, Apple TV channels, Apple TV+, and store availability might vary by country or region. See what’s available in your country or region.